Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society

This Week in SEC History

June 9, 2005 - Regulation NMS. Today in 2005 a split Commission adopted Regulation National Market System (Reg NMS). Its Access, Sub-Penny, and Market Data rules moved exchanges toward full transparency. Most notably, its Order Protection Rule required execution of trades at national best bid or offer.
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Harvey L. Pitt at the SEC in 1970

Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society Mourns the Passing of Society Founder, Harvey L. Pitt

2022 Annual Report Cover

2022 Annual Report

The SEC Historical Society is pleased to share its 2022 annual report. This report contains the highlights of Virtual Museum-related projects, the audited financial statements, and the lists of donors and contributors for the year 2022.

Thank you very much to those who support the mission of the Society to grow and make available the unique collection in our Virtual Museum.

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Gubir Grewal
May 17, 2023

Fireside Chat with Gurbir S. Grewal

The Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society, Baker McKenzie, and the South Asian Bar Association of Washington, DC (SABA-DC) presented a fireside chat with Gurbir S. Grewal, Director of the Division of Enforcement of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The May 17 event was held in person in Washington, DC and broadcast from this website.

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W. Jay Clayton, Mary Jo White, Mary L. Schapiro, Pamela A. Gibbs, and Haima Marlier

SEC's Office of Minority and Women Inclusion: OMWI at 10 Years

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On March 1, 2023, the SEC Historical Society held a program at Howard University School of Law featuring the Director of the SEC's Office of Women and Minority Inclusion, Pamela Gibbs, and three former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairs who served during the first decade of OMWI's operations.


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Securities Arbitration Clinics: Commemorating 25 Years of Law Students Aiding Investors

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